Survival Governance Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

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Peter Drahos

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To deal with the climate crisis we need a new paradigm of technological and social development aimed at the restoration of ecological systems–the bio-digital energy paradigm–and China is the world power best positioned to lead this change. The climate and energy crisis requires a strong state to change the direction, speed, and scale of innovation in world capitalism. There are only a few possible contenders for catalyzing this governance of survival: China, the European Union, India, and the United States. While China is an improbable leader–and in fact the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gasses–Peter Drahos explains in Survival Governance why this authoritarian state is actually more likely to implement systemic change swiftly and effectively than any other power.

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Drahos, P (2021). Survival Governance Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century. US: Oxford University Press. 272.

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